Category : Reports

2021 Election Proposal Costing Baseline

This report presents PBO’s economic and fiscal baseline projection for the 2021 election proposal costing period.

Financial Support for Air Canada

This report is intended to help parliamentarians understand the financial support agreement that the Government of Canada entered into with Air Canada on April 12, 2021.

Federal Program Spending on Housing Affordability in 2021

This report is intended to help parliamentarians understand federal program spending on housing affordability. It provides an update on our 2019 report, Federal Program Spending on Housing Affordability in response to questions raised by parliamentarians.

The planned spending profile for some of the programs identified in this report are dependent on final program design being confirmed.

Cost Estimate for Motion 77: Improvements to Long-Term Care

This report estimates the cost of implementing House of Commons Motion-77, which proposes several financially significant changes to long-term care for seniors. This report was prepared at the request of Mr. Paul Manly, MP for Nanaimo—Ladysmith.

Revenue Estimates of M-68: One-time Tax on Extreme Wealth

This report is in response to a request by Member of Parliament Nathaniel Erskine-Smith (Beaches–East York) to estimate the revenues from implementing a one-time tax on extreme wealth outlined in Motion M-68 placed on notice on February 11, 2021. Specifically, it presents PBO’s revenue estimates for imposing a one-time tax on net wealth accumulated up to the end of April 2021 by Canadian resident economic families.

Fiscal Sustainability Report 2021

This report provides PBO’s assessment of the sustainability of government finances over the long term for the federal government, subnational governments and public pension plans.

Cost Estimate of the Firearm Buy-Back Program

In response to a request by Member of Parliament Glen Motz (Medicine Hat—Cardston—Warner), this report estimates, under various scenarios, the cost of firearm compensation as part of the Government’s firearm buy-back program.

Beyond Paris: Reducing Canada’s GHG Emissions by 2030

This report assesses the impacts of the Government’s plan to exceed the 2030 reduction target for Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions under the Paris Agreement.

Supplementary Estimates (A) 2021-22

This note presents a detailed analysis of the Government’s first Supplementary Estimates for the 2021-22 fiscal year, which seeks Parliament’s approval of $24.0 billion.

Impact Assessment of Budget 2021 Measures

This report provides an assessment of the impact of Budget 2021 measures on PBO’s pre-budget economic and fiscal outlook.